Private Protective Services Board

             Effective December 8, 2016, the
North Carolina Private Protective Services Board
                            and the
 North Carolina Alarm Systems Licensing Board
                      are relocating to :

        3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 104
                 Raleigh, NC 27609

* This address will be both the physical and mailing address for both Boards.

The current main phone and fax numbers will remain the same, which are:

    Main Phone:  919-788-5320
    Main Fax:  919-788-5365

PPSB Website:
ASLB Website:
Main Email:
Photo Email:


September 2015 Newsletter

The purpose of the Private Protective Services Board is to administer the licensing, education and training requirements for persons, firms, associations and corporations engaged in private protective services within North Carolina. The board is totally fee funded.

Gov. Pat McCrory Proclaims Private Protective Services Week

Responsibilities of the Board and its staff include:

  • Performing background investigations for the licensing of private protective services occupations
  • Registering employees of licensed companies
  • Conducting investigations of public complaints
  • Conducting compliance audits
  • Enforcing law and rules through administrative disciplinary processes and the courts
  • Maintaining required records

Statutory Authority

Private Protective Services N.C.G.S. 74-C 
Private Protective Services 12 N.C.A.C 7D  

Employee vs. Independent Contractor

Please click on the training link to see any upcoming classes that will be offered by PPSB staff or a PPSB staff attorney. 

Public Hearings

Private Protective Services Public Hearing October 16, 2015

Public Grants 

2015 Training Grant
Private Protective Services Grant Announcement June
Private Protective Services Grant Announcement February

2014 Training Grant
Private Protective Services Grant Announcement

Grant Guidelines

Private Protective Services Grant Guidelines

Grant Application

Private Protective Services Grant Application